This is what a planet-wide network of ocean sanctuaries could look like

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Future marine sanctuaries? Image: Greenpeace
Future marine sanctuaries? Image: Greenpeace

Emma Charleton for World Economic Forum | 10 April 2019

What comes to mind when you think of the high seas? Pirates, whales, giant squid and great white sharks?

Long the subject of stories and myths, life in the oceans beyond territorial waters is far from picture perfect. Under threat from climate change, acidification, overfishing, pollution and deep-sea mining, the area is now a focus for international scientists, who want to limit exploitation with ocean sanctuaries.

Read the full article here: This is what a planet-wide network of ocean sanctuaries could look like